Police

Mission Statement

The mission of the Police Department is to provide the highest quality service that promotes and maintains a safe environment in partnership with the community consistent with our values.

Commitment to Service

The Cedar Hill Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality service possible to make our community a better, safer place to live. As you browse through our pages, you will find a wide variety of information regarding our programs and services as well as statistical information. The department consists of the Administrative Bureau, Field Services Bureau, and Support Services Bureau. The 71 sworn police officers and 23 civilian employees are here to serve you and will attempt to respond to any inquiries you may have.

Join Our Team

If you're interested in joining our team and making a difference in the lives of others, please register your email address and we'll notify you when positions become available. Go to the Join Our Team section to find out what it takes to become a Cedar Hill Police Officer.

Youth Summit

Youth Summit is a free summertime event for kids ages 11-18. Attendees must live in Cedar Hill or attend school in Cedar Hill.  Held annually in June, Youth Summit is designed to be a positive Youth/Police engagement opportunity. During the three day event, participants will engage directly with officers and volunteers during a number of interactive sessions.  This year's Youth Summit takes place June 11-14, 2019 at Cedar Hill Collegiate Prep Elementary.  Registration is now open.

Social Media Builds Relationships Find out how we use social media to build relationships with our community.

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Police 2 Citizen 

The Cedar Hill Police Department, in collaboration with the DeSoto and Duncanville Police Departments, just opened a new website called "Police2Citizen". This site offers users the ability to see dispatched police calls, pull up crime based upon an address and radius, map crime, and see "Most Wanted" and "Missing Persons" information and report certain non emergency crimes. These are just a few examples of the new features available. We invite you to try it!

Content Suggestions

If you don't see what you are looking for on this web page, feel free to contact us and make suggestions for internet content. Please use this link for internet content suggestions only. On behalf of the men and women of the Cedar Hill Police Department, we welcome you. -- Chief S.Rhodes

Annual Reports

As a city and as a department we wish to be trustworthy and transparent, providing you the best possible care that we can. Both the 2018 Cedar Hill Racial Profiling Report (PDF) and the 2017 Annual Report (PDF) are available for review.